Packaging and Shipping Supplies to Budget For in 2019

The key to the overall success of any business is the quality of their products. Ideally, products don't just meet a need -- but they're quality designed and made, long-lasting and easy to use. And while much attention is placed on product development and quality control during the design, engineering and manufacturing processes, there's an important end-of-line task that also cannot be ...

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Retention & Suspension Packaging: What it is and Why You Need it

  If you’re unfamiliar with retention and suspension packaging and the increasingly important role it plays in e-commerce packaging, allow us to explain: Let’s say you ordered some sort of expensive electronic product online, like a laptop. You’re obviously excited for it to arrive at your home, and you may have even thought about the perceived risk that you took in ordering it online ra...

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Custom Floor & Counter Top Displays: Standing Out (+ Budgeting for It)

Image courtesy of ODM Group. In business, the "elevator pitch" is crucial. That's the story, anecdote, or explanation of a product that can be delivered in the time it takes an elevator to reach its destination. In the B2C sphere, your packaging and presentation become that elevator pitch -- and the harder they are to see, enjoy, or understand, the harder you'll have to work to sell your...

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What Types of Protective Packaging Does My Product Need?

  Packages often live hard lives. They are jostled about by machines and conveyor belts. People toss them on trucks, or stack them to unreasonable heights without worrying about crushing what is inside. If it is your precious product inside that package, you might have a big problem on your hands. So, whose fault is it when a product arrives broken or damaged? Some responsibility lies in...

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